July 23, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirotaka Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says a robotic survey in one of its damaged reactors found what is likely to be fuel debris piling up at the bottom of its containment vessel.
2. NHK has learned that U.S. officials have detected an unusual amount of activity involving a North Korean submarine that is in the Sea of Japan.
3. Tens of thousands of people in Akita Prefecture in northern Japan have been ordered to evacuate due to heavy rainfall.